End of the Konigsberg | Donkeys | 11 July 1915

Kenneth Best On Gallipoli, Kenneth Best hears some worrying news. No service possible owing to troop movements. Something big is impending. Staff men galloping about, Continue reading End of the Konigsberg | Donkeys | 11 July 1915

Konigsberg | 6 July 1915

Gallipoli With the Battle of Gully Ravine over, the Ottomans take the opportunity to reshuffle their command structure at Cape Helles. The defence has been Continue reading Konigsberg | 6 July 1915

Battle of Gully Ravine | 05 July 1915

Isonzo At Mount San Michele, the Austro-Hungarians’ mostest get there firstest. General Cadorna has waffled too long, and thrown away his only chance of having Continue reading Battle of Gully Ravine | 05 July 1915

Mount San Michele | 04 July 1914

We’ve got a real rarity today; a serious chance of a breakthrough on the Italian Front! Battle of Gully Ravine It’s another quiet day, with Continue reading Mount San Michele | 04 July 1914

Piet Pretorius | 18 Jun 1915

It’s the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, and a few of our British correspondents pause for a moment to make note of it, Continue reading Piet Pretorius | 18 Jun 1915

Severn | Mersey | 3 Jun 1915

Free of Churchill’s influence, the Royal Navy has resorted to a rather more sane solution to the Konigsberg problem than setting the entire river on Continue reading Severn | Mersey | 3 Jun 1915

Yser | 16 Oct 1914

It’s a big day in Flanders.  The Allies make several important gains, and the Germans begin their advance against the Belgian last-ditch positions on the Continue reading Yser | 16 Oct 1914

Germany declares war on France | 3 Aug 1914

Belgium The inevitable media storm sweeps through France and Britain as the Belgian government distributes the text of von Moltke’s ultimatum. It’s quickly recognised as Continue reading Germany declares war on France | 3 Aug 1914